Al Shaqab Racing’s homebred two-year-old colt DAHIYA (Invincible Spirit) broke his maiden, second time up, in the Prix Irish River, a maiden, at Deauville on Saturday, 1 August, at the first weekend of the annual August meeting in Normandy which features a month of top-class racing. He had finished fourth on his debut at Chantilly a fortnight ago. DAHIYA was drawn on the inside in this 1,200-metre race on the straight track under jockey Vincent…"DAHIYA a new 2YO winner for AL SHAQAB RACING"
Al Shaqab Racing’s homebred KATARA (Deep Impact) followed up on her impressive win at Kempton last time out with a runaway Listed victory in the British Stallion Studs EBF Chalice Stakes for fillies & mares at Newmarket on Saturday, 1 August. Trained by Sir Michael Stoute, the three-year-old filly looks to have an exciting year ahead having won this race, her first attempt at Stakes level, by four lengths. Partnered by jockey Oisin Murphy in…"Promising KATARA a new Listed Stakes winner for AL SHAQAB RACING"
Manama, Team Bahrain McLaren cyclist Damiano Caruso won the Circuito de Getxo race in Spain, clocking 4 hours, 11 minutes and 9 seconds. His teammate Sonny Colbrelli has also won the second stage of the Route Aquitaine race which was held in France. His Majesty the King’s Representative for Humanitarian Works and Youth Affairs, National Security Advisor and Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Affairs (SCYS) Chairman His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad…"HH Shaikh Nasser hails Team Bahrain McLaren’s double win"
Manama, The Council of Representatives strongly condemned and denounced the hostile statements made by Turkey’s Defence Minister, Hulusi Akar, against the brotherly United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Foreign Affairs, Defence and National Security Committee voiced the stance and said that the Turkish official’s rejected and provocative statements contravene diplomatic principles and norms, represent a direct threat to the security of an Arab state and violates the UN charter and the principle of countries’ sovereignty. The…"Parliament voices support to the UAE"
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and H.H. Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah Al Saud, Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs, exchanged greetings for Eid al-Adha. During a telephone call, Sheikh Abdullah wished the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of Saudi Arabia, health and wellness while hoping for prosperity and development for Saudi Arabia and its citizens, under his…"H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs exchange Eid al-Adha greetings"
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Yousuf bin Alawi, Omani Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, exchanged greetings for Eid al-Adha. During a telephone call, Sheikh Abdullah and bin Alawi discussed ways to enhance cooperation between the two brotherly countries in all fields and exchanged views on latest regional developments, as well as regional and international issues of mutual concern. They also highlighted the deep-rooted historic ties…"H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, bin Alawi exchange Eid al-Adha greetings"